The order, originally announced at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 in July, includes options for 15 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets and marks the beginning of the British carrier’s transition to an all-Boeing single-aisle fleet.

Lufthansa German Airlines expects to put forward to its supervisory board in December a business plan to create a non-Lufthansa-branded, long-haul, low-cost carrier which would operate a fleet of leased Airbus A330-200s, each configured to seat approximately 300 passengers.

LAN Airlines and its affiliates and TAM Airlines have opened LATAM Airlines Group’s first official unified VIP Lounge, which is located on the mezzanine floor of the departure area of the new Terminal 3 at São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport.